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Yoo, Ahn, Lee, and Kim: Congenital Absence of the Flexor Digitorum Profundus: A Case Report


The absence of palmaris longus musle is common, about 10% in general population, but absence of another muscle(S) in forearm and/or hand is very rare. We experienced a case of conenital absence of flexor digitorum profundus in both hands. It was confirmed by surgical exploration. This anomaly seems to be extremely rare case in the English literature.

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